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Community Happenings

A list of events offered by other groups that support a local food system, healthy environment and community.

Take a look at some of the exciting events offered by other groups in the region.

Tap into an amazing network of people supporting local food systems, a healthy environment and community.

11th Annual Festival of Fruit
WHO: By Friends of Piper's Orchard
WHAT: Fun for the whole family, the festival will include activities such as cider pressing and tasting, live music, an apple pie contest, activities for kids, guided tours of the historic orchard and more.The annual festival raises awareness and funds to help the volunteers ensure that the orchard, originally planted in the 1890s, will survive at least another 100 years.
Alongside the Friends of Piper’s Orchard, the Festival of Fruit is also sponsored by Seattle Parks and Recreation, Carkeek Park Advisory Council, Seattle Tree Fruit Society, and City Fruit.
WHEN: Saturday, September 16 from 10am–2 pm
WHERE: Carkeek Park Education Center, 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd, Seattle, WA
MORE INFO: 206-684-0877,,

11th Annual SLEE Dinner Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere
WHO: Community Alliance for Global Justice
WHEN: Saturday, October 21; Happy Hour 5 - 6:30pm; Dinner 6:30 – 9:30pm
WHERE: University Christian Church - 4731 15th Ave NE, Seattle 98105

Administrative Assistant Employment Opportunity
WHO: GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty)
WHAT: Come work with us! Check out the weblink for  details on the position description & application instructions
WHEN: priority application deadline 8/31/2017
WHERE: Olympia, WA

Bastyr University
Certificate in Holistic Landscape Design- Accepting Applications
A year-long evening and weekend program focused on the cultivation of edible and medicinal plants and permaculture design.  Students earn a Permaculture Design Certificate through the Permaculture Institute of North America in addition to the Bastyr Certificate.  Students utilize the University's wooded 51-acre campus, Medicinal herb garden, and community projects for hands-on design practice.
WHEN: October 2017- August 2018
WHERE: Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive NE. Kenmore WA 98028
COST: $15,000

The 659 Reserve

WHAT: Reserve Steward Job Opportunity
WHEN: Year-round 
WHERE: Montesano, WA
MORE INFO: Lawren Pulse: <>

Portage Bay Grange
WHAT: Portage Bay Grange is looking for help on the weekends between the hours of 9am-6pm Saturdays and 9am-4pm Sunday. Opportunity for extra hours midweek as well. If you believe in food independence & the value of urban ag, or if you are a student of animal husbandry, this job may be for you!
WHERE: 4110 Roosevelt Way NE
MORE INFO: Email or drop resume off at the store.

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